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Balustrade and Lamp Post to Rock Park Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0747 / 51°4'29"N

Longitude: -4.053 / 4°3'10"W

OS Eastings: 256271

OS Northings: 132604

OS Grid: SS562326

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DF38

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.W9D

Entry Name: Balustrade and Lamp Post to Rock Park Lodge

Listing Date: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485686

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5632 NEW ROAD
684-1/5/214 (South West side)
Balustrade and lamp post to Rock
Park Lodge

GV II

Balustrade and lamp standard. Probably 1879. Timber
balustrade, lamp standard cast-iron on a stone base. Free
Baroque style. The railings extend along New Road, forming the
boundary of the garden of Rock Park Lodge.
Balustrade has moulded brick plinth with heavy turned
balusters of a C17 character. Lamp standard on square-section
pedestal with sunk panels with 4 gables and an octagonal base
to the standard. Standard, stamped Geo. Smith and Co., Sun
Foundry, Glasgow. Standard has heavy S-shaped scrolled
brackets; anthemion decoration and a scrolly ladder rest.
Tapering cylindrical lamp with conical finial.
Rock Park was opened in 1879. It was laid out by RD Gould.

Listing NGR: SS5627132604

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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